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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-JUL-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Overview

Visual Neuroscience is a research area in which you can focus your studies within our PhD programme in Vision Sciences. Our PhD in Vision Sciences comprises student-led research across a wide range of disciplines, from molecular and cell biology to neuroscience and clinical studies of human vision. A PhD by research at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences is based around a specific, well-defined research topic. All students have regular meetings with their supervisory team, as well as an advisor who is not directly involved with the project, and is able to objectively monitor the progress of the research, and to provide independent guidance. In addition to the core research topic, the School provides a diverse programme of transferrable skills training, which complements the Doctoral Academy Programme. To provide opportunities to acquire knowledge and expertise for post doctoral/lectureship/academic positions in vision science research, neuroscience, molecular biology, molecular genetics, cell biology and vision science as well as for research positions in industry, the Health Service, scientific informatics and science writing.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,500 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide, giving students access to unique opportunities.
A wide range of dedicated support services for international students including pre-departure advice, airport pickups, personal tutor guidance and more.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    36th out of 100 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    143 65%

    28th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    33rd

    36
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    91st

    5

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